Winch, N.J.; Thornhill, John; and Waugh, Richard
Title The Botanist's Guide Through the Counties of Northumberland and Durham. Vols. I and II in One.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Good
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Newcastle Upon Tyne S. Hodgson 1805
Seller ID 000157
[Botany]. John Thornhill (1760-1826), Nathaniel John Winch (1768-1838), and Richard Waugh. 1805, 1807. 2 vol. (in one). [1-3], 4-5, vii, 123 p., vii², 112 p.², [32 p. - Catalogue of Latin and English Names]². Half green calf, marbled boards. Measures approximately 8 1/2" x 5 1/4". Label on spine very faded. Seven gilt bands; two missing, others faded. Damage to the bottom of the spine; there is a 2 inch piece of leather missing. Boards are heavily worn. Front hinge starting. Book seller's stamp on front free endpaper (F.? & W. Dodsworth, Newcastle on Tyne). Evidence of dampstaining to approximately 1" of the lower margins. Pages age toned with some foxing. There are a few very small chips and tears to the top edges of several pages. Annotated in two hands throughout. Many of the annotations indicate observations in Chillingham Park. Contents include a list of genera and species with brief descriptions of location and habitat. Volume I includes angiosperms, gymnosperms, mosses, and ferns. Volume II includes addenda to Volume I, the Botanist's Guide to the Cryptogamia (Hepaticae, Lichenes, Algae, and Fungi), and a Catalogue of Latin and English Names covering both volumes. There is, in the preface to Vol. II, a more lengthy description of the morphology of six species; there is also the Latin description of a new species (Orthotrichum pulchellum). No illustrations. Rare. Additional photographs provided upon request.